Thursday , 27 July 2017

Recent News

US officials discussing withholding some aid to Egypt over NGO law

US officials are discussing whether to withhold a portion of US assistance to Egypt to protest Egyptian passage of a law that imposes restrictions on non-governmental organisations, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.

Fifty Years On, a Defeat at Israel’s Hands Haunts Egyptian Military Veterans

Staggering and confused from the heat and the rapid capitulation of the Egyptian army during the short lived Six Day War, Ibrahim El Sayed was dumbfounded when the Israeli soldier who was to capture him as a prisoner of war spoke to him flawlessly in an Egyptian Arabic accent.

Egypt sets up national council to fight terrorism

Egypt established a national council for combating terrorism today, giving it broad authority to set policies aimed at “fighting extremism”, a presidential decree stated.